Dr. Anil Kumar Verma
Professor

Designation:

Professor

Specialization:

COMPUTER NETWORKS/SECURITY/MOBILE & WIRELESS NETWORKS

Email:

akverma@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-9888-601-667

Biography:

A K Verma is currently working as Professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala in Punjab (INDIA). He received his B.E. ,M.E. and PhD. in 1991, 2001 and 2008 respectively, majoring in Computer Science and Engineering. He has worked as Lecturer at M.M.M. Engg. College, Gorakhpur (now, M.M.M. University of Technology) from 1991 to 1996. Onwards 1996 he is associated with Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. He is leading the research group on Mobile Computing and Communication (MC2) at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. He has published over 150 papers in refereed journals and conferences (India and Abroad). He is member of various program committees for different International/National Conferences and is on the review board of various International/National journals. He has visited – USA(2005), South Korea(2012), Japan(2013), Ireland(2015) and Bahrain(2017) for academic purpose. He is a MACM(USA), MISCI (Turkey), LMCSI (Mumbai), GMAIMA (New Delhi). He is a certified software quality auditor by MoCIT, Govt. of India.

Research Tags

Mobile Computing, Mobile Agents, Wireless networks, Routing algorithms, Security

Research Projects Completed

  • Establishment of Computer Centre – 2004 – UGC – 16.5 Lacs
  • Upgradation of Computer center X Plan period – 2007 – UGC – 13.0 Lacs
  • Modernization of High-End Computing Lab at CSED,TIET – 2008 – AICTE – 8.0 Lacs

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

Name of Organization Period Designation
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2007-2010 Member, Placement Council
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2007-2011 IAP Coordinator
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2012-2014 Internal Auditor : ISO 9001: 2000
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2007-2009 Member, BoG, Thapar Univ
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2007-2009 Member, Staff Affairs Committee
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2015-2017 TCS Project Coordinator
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2010 Centre Deputy Superintendent
ITWiNS2004, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2004 Organizing Secretary
Cloud Computing and High Performance Computing, TIET, Patiala 2012 Coordinator
Wireless N/w Simulation using NS2,(IEEE, ACM), TIET,Patiala 2014 Coordinator
Wireless Radio Networks, TIET, Patiala 2016 Coordinator
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2014-2015 Founder Coordinator CSI Student Chapter
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala 2014-2017 Faculty Advisor SATURNALIA (Techfest)
Inderscience IJAIP, Vol.9, Nos. 2/3,2017 2015-2017 Guest Editor

Publications and other Research Outputs

  • Number of PhD thesis Supervised : 10
  • Number of MTech thesis Supervised: 51

SCI Publications (Top 5)

Authors Year Title of Paper Name of Journal Publisher Impact Factor
Gurpreet Singh, Neeraj Kumar, A K Verma 2012 Ant colony algorithms in MANETs: A review Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol 35, pp 1964-72 ELSEVIER 2.33
Virendra Ranga, M Dave, A K Verma 2013 Network Partitioning Recovery Mechanisms in WSANs: A survey Wireless Personal Communications SPRINGER 0.701
Tarunpreet Bhatia, A K Verma 2016 Data security in mobile cloud computing paradigm: a survey, taxonomy and open research issues Journal of Supercomputing SPRINGER 1.088
Sushil Kumar, A K Verma 2016 Position Based Routing Protocols in VANET: A Survey Wireless Personal Communications SPRINGER 0.701
Suman Bala, Gaurav Sharma, Anil K. Verma 2017 Impersonation Attack on CertificateLess Key Agreement Protocol International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing INDERSCIENCE 0.489

Awards and Honours

  1. Received Silver Medal and Citation – for achieving second position in BE (CSE).
  2. Received Best Research Paper Award – Title: An agent enriched Distributed Data Mining on Heterogenous Networks Authors: R. B. Patel, G. S. Bhamra, A. K. Verma.
  3. Nominated for SHIKSHA RATTAN PURASKAR and BEST CITIZEN OF INDIA award.
  4. Member, advisory panel, program panel and reviewer of Various International and National Conferences held in India and abroad.
  5. Member, BOS, Maharaja Ranjit Singh PTU campus, Bhatinda
  6. Member, BOS, Central University Punjab, Bhatinda.
  7. Guest Editor IJAIP (Inderscience) – SCOPUS INDEXED, Vol. 9, No.2/3, 2017.
  8. Recipient of PIS for last 5 years.